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At BPUB, Safety is Part of Our Core Values

By bpub | October 26, 2017 |

Safety is one of the most important values among all BPUB employees. The fact is that many BPUB employees deal with dangerous situations and materials. Consequences of not having a workplace safety culture can include severe injury, lawsuit or worse. With that in mind, BPUB is devoted to promoting a culture of safety across all departments and all employees.

A Look at Our Emergency Operations

By bpub | October 26, 2017 |

Unlike many storms, Harvey was fast forming and difficult to predict. With many forecasts pointing to the hurricane hitting the Rio Grande Valley, BPUB needed to be prepared and act fast. The Rio Grande Valley narrowly missed being hit by Hurricane Harvey, but BPUB was already making preparations in case the storm made direct contact. So what’s done in a situation like this?

BPUB Opens Water Treatment Plants for Tour

By bpub | May 16, 2017 |

Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will open its doors to water treatment facilities in Brownsville on Friday, May 26. Starting at 8 a.m., the tour leaves from the BPUB Administration Building. The free tour ends at 1 p.m. with lunch and a question and answer session. The event promises to showcase the full water treatment…

BPUB Receives Highest National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

By bpub | May 8, 2017 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, Assistant Director of Utility Operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations May 8 during the association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in San Antonio.

Golf tournament drives funds for needy families, scholarships

By bpub | May 1, 2017 |

Another year has passed for the Project SHARE Golf Tournament, and it’s another year in which the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) was able to raise funds for Project SHARE, a program established to assist the community in paying their utility bill and to provide college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Project SHARE, created…

BPUB Brownsville Country Club Electric Project

By bpub | January 27, 2017 |

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has started work on another major infrastructure project in Brownsville. This one in the Brownsville Country Club (BCC) area will have a major impact on those customers’ electrical service reliability.

PUBCAP Provides Link to Community

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

The Public Utilities Board Consumer Advisory Panel (PUBCAP) serves a critical role for BPUB. It’s the opportunity to directly receive feedback from the community on a number of different projects and issues. It’s a way of holding BPUB accountable for its actions and helping shape the direction the company is headed. PUBCAP consists of 10…

Odor Control Added at South Wastewater Treatment Plant

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

Odor control measures previously installed at Robindale Wastewater Treatment Plant have now been put in place at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant on East Avenue. This improvement is a great benefit to the residents who live in the area and opens up more possibilities for business growth. BPUB saw great success with this odor control…

BPUB Employees Available for Presentations

By bpub | October 28, 2016 |

Several members of different departments at the Brownsville Public Utilities Board are ready to come speak to your business, class or civic group. There are a range of topics that are available, and each one provides a different look at the important functions at BPUB. BPUB’s Pretreatment Department dedicates a lot of time toward performing…

Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

By bpub | July 26, 2016 |

The use of wet wipes has grown considerably in recent years. You know the ones. There are baby wipes to use during diaper changes, anti-bacterial wipes for cleaning surfaces, ones for sanitizing your hands and those designed for personal use in the bathroom. While there are many different practical uses for all of these myriad…